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Redmond
King County, Washington

ZipCodes
98052, 98053

Motto
a great place to raise a family and grow a business
Bicycle Capital of the Northwest



Page Contents for Redmond, Washington

Statistics & Facts

Location

History & History-related items

City Attractions

Economy

Government

Chamber of Commerce.

Organizations, Churches, and Sports.

Libraries.

Schools.

Miscellany



Statistics & Facts

The Washington state capital is Olympia.
The population of Redmond is approximately 46,040 2002, 54144 2010.
The approximate number of families is 14,972 1990, 22550 2010.
The amount of land area in Redmond is 37.395 sq. kilometers.
The amount of land area in Redmond is 16.64 sq. miles.
The amount of surface water is 1.742 sq kilometers.
The distance from Redmond to Washington DC is 2459 miles.
The distance to the Washington state capital is 58 miles. (as the crow flies)
Redmond is positioned 47.67 degrees north of the equator and 122.11 degrees west of the prime meridian.
Redmond elevation is 50 feet above sea level.
Redmond median income is $ 71,080 1999.
Redmond average annual precipitation is 35.50 inches peryear.
Redmond average temperature is 52.8 degrees F.

Location

about fifteen miles east of the Seattle area in northwestern Washington. It is at the north end of Lake Sammamish. Here is a map page for the area.
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History & History Related Items

Here is a history link for Redmond. Also, check this history page for Redmond from the city of Redmond.

Redmond was named by Luke McRedmond who filed for a land patent for 32.4 acres of land on 9 September 1870. When he came to the area, he and his older sons build a cabin for the family which would come later. The local Indians living nearby had called the area Squak. Squak Slough was laternamed the Sammamish River. Redmond was also previously known as Salmonberg for the many dog salmon in the river.
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The incorporation of Redmond

December 31, 1912


Attractions

Redmond is well-known as the home of Microsoft and Nintendo among other large companies.

Marymoor Museum
P.O. Box 162
Redmond, WA 98073
Phone: 425-885-3684
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Economy & Industry


Dominated by high-tech industry and manufacturing, though retail businesses have increased in recent years.
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Redmond City Government

City of Redmond
P.O. Box 97010
Redmond, WA 98073-9710
Phone: 425-556-2900

Redmond Chamber

Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce
16210 NE 80th Street
PO Box 628
Redmond, WA 98073
Phone: 425-885-4014
Fax: 425-882-0996

Redmond Organizations

Greater Redmond Chamber of Commerce
16210 NE 80th Street
PO Box 628
Redmond, WA 98073
Phone: 425-885-4014
Fax: 425-882-0996

Redmond Libraries

Redmond Regional Library
15990 N.E. 85th
Redmond, WA 98052
Phone: 425-885-1861
TTY: 425-895-7951

Redmond Schools

Lake Washington School District
16250 NE 74th St.
Redmond, WA 98052
P.O. Box 97039
Redmond, WA 98073
Phone: 425-702-3200
fax: 425-702-3213 Redmond

Miscellany

The city of Redmond population was:
1960 - 1,426
1980 - 23,318
1990 - 35,800
1997 - 42,230
2000 - 45,256
2002 - 46,040

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